This is a great example how many people can be reached over the internet with a well made video in a short time. Online since only 8 days the video has been watched over 32,000 times and was embedded in many websites (at least 50).
Kiva.org send a newsletter to lenders yesterday with current numbers:
- Over 16 million US$ in loans funded
- Average Kiva loan funds in 1.01 days
- More then 170,000 lenders
- 25,000 entrepreneurs received a loan
KivaTV is showing a mix of promotional, educational and informational video clips.
Kiva still maintains a low default rate, which currently is 0.2%. The 20 Kiva loans I myself have invested in are all repaying on time.